Leica production and administration building

Leica Camera AG has returned to its roots - to the place where the 35 mm camera was developed 100 years ago. The striking, curved buildings that make up the new company headquarters in Wetzlar draw their inspiration from the world of photography. The RAICO THERM+ S-I und A-I systems were used for the glass façades and glass roofs.


Photos: Leica Camera AG



Technical data

Leica production and administration building,
Country: DE Builder: Leitz-Park GmbH, Wetzlar Architect: Gruber + Kleine-Kraneburg Architekten Planner of cladding: Christian Bonik GmbH, Bensheim Fabricator: Hunsrücker Glasveredelung Wagener GmbH & Co. KG, Kirchberg Build date: April 2012 to March 2014 Area of curtain wall: Gross site area: 30,000 qm; gross floor area (over two to four stories): 35,580 qm; Façade panes on ground floor: 2.5 x 4.75 m RAICO systems: THERM+ S-I
THERM+ A-I Building activity: New construction Category: Office and administration building Features: THERM+ S-I with flat press strips for 1,018 m2 of curved and 875 m2 of straight panes, THERM+ A-I for 450 m2 of glass roof with two-degree angle of inclination, 240 straight panes and 52 custom panes